Czech riders takes mountain bike gold

Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won the men’s mountain biking gold medal Sunday, holding the lead much of the day and holding off a number of challenges. Nino Schurter of Switzerland took silver and Marco Aurelio Fontana of Italy won the bronze. American Todd Wells finished 10th and Samuel Schultz 15th. The men rode […]

London 2012 Olympics: Sunday viewer’s guide

The U.S. men's basketball team faces Spain in a rematch of the 2008 gold medal game and the London Olympics wrap up with the Closing Ceremonies.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 12, 2012

Gould takes bronze in mountain biking

American Georgia Gould took the bronze medal in the women’s mountain bike race, missing the silver by 0.06 of a second in her best international finish. France’s Julie Bresset won the gold medal and Sabine Spitz of Germany took silver. Gould moved past Spitz into second for part of the race but could not hold […]

London 2012 Olympics: Saturday viewer’s guide

The four-time defending champ U.S. women's basketball team takes on France in the final and eight gold medals are up for grabs in track & field on a busy Day 15 of the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 11, 2012

Pajon, Strombergs win gold in BMX racing

Colombia’s Mariana Pajon and Maris Strombergs of Latvia won gold in the women’s and men’s BMX competition, respectively. Pajon, a former world champion who carried the Colombian flag during the Opening Ceremonies, posted a time of 37.706 seconds for her final run, which gave Colombia its first gold medal of the London Games. New Zealand’s […]

London 2012 Olympics: Friday viewer’s guide

The U.S. men's basketball team faces Argentina in the semifinals and a slew of gold medals are up for grabs in track & field on another busy day of competition at the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 10, 2012

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Fielders, Herman make BMX semifinals

Americans Connor Fields and David Herman were among 16 riders who advanced to the semifinals in the BMX Thursday. Fields and Raymond van der  Biezen of the Netherlands had the fewest points – fewer is better – and advanced to the semifinals after three rounds. There are five quarterfinal heats. Riders receive points for every […]

Crash-filled start to men’s BMX quarterfinals

Quarterfinal races are underway in men’s BMX, and there have been a handful of crashes, much to the delight of those watching at home. Woah! The #BMX is crash-tastic! — bikeradar (@bikeradar) August 9, 2012 BMX crashes = pure entertainment — Callum (@Calfreezy) August 9, 2012 Helen Skelton: ‘There’s only one word to describe what […]

American fourth in men’s BMX seeding run

Connor Fields of the United States was fourth in the men’s seeding run Wednesday at the BMX Track. Fields’s time was .650 seconds off the lead set by Raymon van der Biezen of the Netherlands (37.779). Frenchman Joris Daudet was second. Americans Nicholas Long and David Herman were seventh and 15th, respectively. In the seeding […]

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